Support Co-ordinator, York

This is a fantastic opportunity for Support Workers who are looking to develop their skills and move into a senior social care role.

 

Support Co-ordinator (Senior Support Worker) - York

Up to 37 hours per week paid at £9.60 per hour 

 

Here at The Avalon Group, we can only offer our high standards of care because of our committed, caring staff. But across our organisation we need more people like you to join us.  We are therefore proud to support the national adult social care recruitment campaign “When you care, everyday makes a difference” – because it really does!
 
Known within Avalon as a Support Co-ordinator this role is better known in the Social Care Sector as a Senior Support Worker. This exciting and varied role will give you the opportunity to develop your management skills.
 
You will be responsible for assisting the local management team in undertaking basic management tasks, including managing staff rotas, undertaking direct observations of Support Workers, and updating support plans and risk assessments. You will also be required to provide direct support to our customers.
 
You must be computer literate due to the variety of IT based tasks associated with this role. Access to a vehicle for business use is also essential.
 
You will need to be able to work flexibly as you may need to provide emergency support cover, which could include evenings, nights and weekends, and you will need to be able to travel between support sessions. You will participate on a rota basis in the out of hours on-call service, this is predominantly a telephone advice service, although some issues may require you to attend in person.
 

In addition, as an Avalon employee you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Award winning in-house training with opportunities to develop your career
  • 24/7 Everyday Advice helpline, giving you impartial guidance regarding any personal matters or concerns you may have
  • On Call support 24 hours a day
  • Discounts at high street retailers and on gym memberships
  • Access to our Health Cash Plan
  • Paid travel expenses between consecutive sessions of support
  • £150 bonus for recommending a friend to become a support worker
  • Paid Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Certificate (which you need to be able to work in social care).

 

Interested? Please click the link below to apply online. For more information or an informal discussion please call 01904 693104.

 

**If you don’t meet the above requirements, but are still interested in working for us, please still get in touch as we currently recruiting Support Workers to support our customers in York and surrounding areas.


We strive to ensure equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality or religion.

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